J. Edgar Hoover

*All have known for a long time that it seemed that the former head of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover, had an axe to grind in the black community.

He attacked, sabotaged, and thwarted any organization of African American people through civil rights leaders and activists like Marcus Garvey’s United Negro Improvement Association, Martin Luther King’s Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the Black Panther Party.

But now, with the surfacing of new background information on the crime czar, it appears he was experiencing some sort of self-hatred … because he too was a black man passing for white. (more…)